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Road closures scheduled for Rochester Marathon weekend

Road closures scheduled for Rochester Marathon weekend

WHECTV
Created: September 20, 2019 09:27 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — There will be road closures in Downtown Rochester on Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, for Rochester Marathon weekend.

The Rochester 5K & Kids Marathon will take place on Saturday, with the marathon, relay marathon, and half marathon on Sunday.

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Closings will begin at 7 p.m. on September 20 on Morrie Silver Way from Oak Street to Verona Street. It will be closed through 3 p.m. on September 22.

The following roads will be closed on September 21, beginning at 7:45 a.m.:

•    Plymouth Avenue from Main Street to Brown Street
•    Morrie Silver Way from Verona Street to State Street
•    Verona Street from Brown Street to Morrie Silver Way
•    State Street from Brown Street to Andrews Street
•    The Inner Loop

The following roads will be closed as early as 6 a.m. on September 22:

•    Maplewood Avenue from Maplewood Drive to dead end at Rose Gardens 
•    Bridgeview Drive from Route 104 to Keehl Street
•    Maplewood Drive from Keehl Street to Lake Avenue 
•    Petten Street from Lake Avenue to the river 
•    Driving Park Bridge 
•    Smith Street Bridge
•    Cataract Street from St. Paul Street to the dead end 
•    Morrie Silver Way from Verona Street to State Street
•    Platt Street from State Street to Mill Street
•    Plymouth Avenue from Allen Street to Brown Street
•    State Street between Brown Street and Allen Street
•    O’Rorke Bridge: traffic will be allowed to cross the bridge but the lift will remain closed and unable to open for boat traffic from 4 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

In addition, State Street will have heavy traffic as people travel to Frontier Field for events.

The course will close at 2 p.m., but roads will reopen as soon as possible as the final runner passes each checkpoint. More information can be found on the Rochester Marathon website.
 


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